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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Logan Troutman, DB, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Logan Troutman is a ball player. I like this kids all around play

Logan Troutman is a ball player. I like this kids all around play

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Logan Troutman

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11/225

What is your position?

Defensive End/Linebacker

Where do you play college football?

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

The coolest thing I have done off the field hands-down would be when a couple friends and I packed a semi-truck full of supplies, furniture, and even a vehicle. The semi-truck full of supplies was shipped to Ghana, Africa.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Mandarin Chinese is the hardest course I took in college.

Where are you from?

Originally from Apopka, Florida. Went to high school in Clermont, Florida.

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Mother is my role mode, I’ve watched her single-handedly take care of 3 sons while successfully balancing 2 jobs.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

My first sport was basketball, that didn’t last long.

Did you play any other positions in football?

Besides Defensive End and Linebacker; Quarterback, Running Back, Cornerback, Offensive Guard.

At your position, what separates you from others?

My tenacity(hustle), point of attack, and athleticism are attributes that set me apart.

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

When breaking down film, I watch tendencies and also how the particular player performs in the 4th quarter

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Apopka High School’s Running Back Tom Smith was the toughest player I have ever faced in football.

lIf you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Khalil Mack, his play style is relentless, his field presence, and his pass rush is very consistency, regardless if he is standing up or in a 3-point

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Father passing away when I was a child.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pregame rituals, I workout before games. Gets the blood flowing right

What is your biggest strength?

Biggest strength would be my leadership skills

What is your biggest weakness?

Biggest weakness would be that I’m overly-competitive, I always want to be the first to the ball but playing too fast causes me to be out of position at times.

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I would tell the GM: Leadership, a great work ethic, and the mentality of a champion are the qualities I bring to the table. Any organizations that are willing to take a chance on me will not be disappointed.

Why was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Favorite player: Sean Taylor / Favorite team: Jacksonville Jaguars

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

3 People I would have dinner with: Bruce Lee, Floyd Mayweather, and my Father.

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

1st big item would be a house for my Mother.

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